NorthWest Landscapes, UNESCO & volcanic pools 4x4 experience

9 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

Enjoy the countryside off the beaten track in a open top 4x4 with our knowledgable, experienced and fun guides. We will show you the Northwestern side of Madeira, you will meet the local traditions, culture, history, "levadas", forest, fauna & flora, waterfalls, swim at the volcanic lava pools, local food, traditional drinks including the "poncha". On this experience you will have a 15 minutes easy walk at a levada, you will see the Fanal forest with the native trees "Ocotea foetens" )some of these are over 500 years old). On this tour we will pass at , Serra d'Água, Ginjas, Estanquinhos, Paúl da Serra, Fanal, Ribeira da Janela, Porto Moniz, Seixal and São Vicente.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Ribeira Brava Beach

View point at Serra d'Água, magnificent old terraces and valley

Stop At: Levada do Paul da Serra

Off road up to Paul da Serra, the plateau, and on the way enjoy the UNESCO forest and walk 15 minutes on a "levada" water aqueduct

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Vereda do Fanal

meet the native forest including "Ocotea foetens", and at the winter you will see some lakes

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela

Admire this rock formations

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

Explore and swim at the volcanic natural pools

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Seixal Natural Pool

Swim at the volcanic pools or the natural black sandy beach

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sao Vicente Caves

Try the local and hand made "poncha", and see the vineyard terraces

Duration: 20 minutes
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